The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy!
Daemon X Machina (Nintendo, Fri 13th September, $59.99) A new fast-paced mech action game from Kenichiro Tsukuda is coming to Nintendo Switch. Players take their customizable Arsenal powered suit on a variety of missions to thwart the enemy at all costs. They can choose and equip their Arsenal with a multitude of weapons, obtain more from downed enemies and swap them on the fly to suit their strategy in the face of ever-changing threats. Read our Daemon X Machina review.
AI: The Somnium Files (Spike Chunsoft, Tue 17th September, $59.99) In a near-future Tokyo, Special Agent Kaname Date is on the case of a mysterious serial killer. Date must investigate crime scenes as well as dreams on the hunt for clues.
LEGO Jurassic World (WB Games, Tue 17th September, $39.99) Following the epic storylines of Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Jurassic Park III, and Jurassic World, LEGO Jurassic World allows players to relive and experience all four Jurassic films. Reimagined in LEGO form and now available on the Nintendo Switch system, the thrilling adventure allows fans to play through key moments and explore Isla Nublar and Isla Sorna.
Reel Fishing: Road Trip Adventure (Natsume, Tue 17th September, $29.99) Grab your rod, reel, and adventurous spirit as you join three friends on a summer road trip to remember! Visit a variety of fishing spots, from deep-sea fishing to freshwater stream fishing as you and the gang track down and try to catch the elusive Legendary Fish.
Star Wars Pinball (Zen Studios, Fri 13th September, $29.99) Feel the power of the Force in Star Wars Pinball!
Castle Crashers Remastered (The Behemoth, Tue 17th September, $14.99) Hack, slash, and smash your way to victory in this Remastered edition of the popular 2D arcade adventure from The Behemoth! At 60FPS, Castle Crashers Remastered delivers hi-res visuals like nothing you've ever seen before.
The Sinking City (Frogwares, Today, $49.99) The Sinking City is an action/investigation game set in an open world inspired by the universe of H.P. Lovecraft. In this new type of adventure, you take on the role of Charles W. Reed, an investigator in the 1920s United States. No sooner have you arrived in Oakmont, Massachusetts, than you are led to investigate a mysterious flood inundating the city, in the hopes of shedding light on the darkness that has seized the place and corrupted the minds of the inhabitants - and yours...
Akash: Path of the Five (Truant Pixel, Mon 16th September, $29.99) Akash: Path of the Five is a visual novel in the otome style. Players will become Aurora, a member of a magical race of elementals. As the first elemental girl the village has seen in over 200 years, all eyes are on your fast-approaching coming of age ceremony. All is not as it seems, however, as tensions between Akash and a nearby human settlement threaten to erupt into an all-out war.
Arcade Archives VIGILANTE (HAMSTER, Thu 5th September, $7.99) "VIGILANTE" is an action game released by IREM in 1988. Play as a vigilante who sets out to rescue his beloved Madonna from the Rogue Gang, a group so out of hand even the police can't stop them. Punch, kick, and use your powerful nun-chucks to fight your way through 5 stages across the great city of New York!
Atomic Heist (Drageus Games, Fri 13th September, $7.99) It has been nearly six years since the end of the Delotian wars. Our first war… our first contact, with an alien race. We thought the Delotians were coming to annihilate us. We later learned they were running away from the real threat.
Battle Supremacy - Evolution (Atypical Games, Today, $9.99) Experience the true power in Battle Supremacy: EVOLUTION, a sci-fi transforming vehicles game with thrilling gameplay and showoff-worthy visuals. Act as a tank, a drone or an airplane, Battle it out in this riveting game, packed with lush landscapes and destructible environments.
Chop (QubicGames, Fri 13th September, $9.99) Accessible in its mechanics, it offers a real strategic dimension and a depth of gameplay that will put your skills to the test. One hit to kill, respawn almost instantly. CHOP is meant to give a feeling close to what you can experience in fast FPS, mixed with platformer setting and influences from beloved titles.
DISTRAINT: Deluxe Edition (Ratalaika Games, Fri 13th September, $5.99) DISTRAINT: Deluxe Edition is a 2D psychological horror adventure game that tells the story of Price, a young man who seizes an old woman’s apartment. After seizing her home, his humanity is now gone. So begins his tale of regrets…
Ellen (JanduSoft, Fri 13th September, $7.99) Help young investigator James uncover the dark truth behind the murder of the Smiths and their missing daughter Ellen in this thrilling 2D pixel horror game. If you don’t believe in paranormal events, meet the people from White Hill.
Hyperdrive Massacre (34BigThings srl, Fri 6th September, $7.99) Hyperdrive Massacre is an 80s inspired local multiplayer fragfest for up to 4 players. Players take control of a space Cadillac and frag their way to victory against friends or can also play against AI. Both modes allow players to unlock a full crew roster. Submachine guns, sniper rifles, frag grenades, homing missiles, and bullet deflectors are just some of the tools player can use to create havoc.
Jet Kave Adventure (7Levels, Tue 17th September, $19.99) Jet Kave Adventure brings everything you love about 2.5D platformers. Enjoy the skill-based action, challenging boss fights, clever secrets and thrilling set-pieces in a game where the Stone Age and science fiction collide.
Kaiju Khaos (Pocket Money Games, Fri 6th September, $4.59) Unleash the beast! An endless runner where you must cause as much destruction as you can whilst you make your escape from the military containment facility. Unlock different Kaijus and grow them to monstrous sizes to overcome the obstacles in your path and take your revenge on mankind.
Molecats (Vidroid, Thu 5th September, $12.99) Molecats is a challenging indirect-control puzzle game that takes place in the quirky and beautiful world of. . . Molecats! Molecats are sort of cat-mole hybrids. They are a bunch of gawky fellows who like mushrooms, marching and adventures of all kind!
Rest in Pieces (Itatake, Fri 13th September, $7.99) Please save all the poor souls that have been trapped in the dream demons porcelain nightmares. Awake little Georgina from her evil clown dream, weaved of her worst fears. Help the drunken pirate Jack Parrot to vanquish the horrible sea monster Kraken.
Ritual (Hexage, Today, $9.99) Equip your sorcerer with powerful combinations of Spells and Skills and blaze through hordes of monsters in a unique spell-casting action RPG. You are a Sorcerer Angel. They tried to sacrifice you and failed. Hunt them down, kill their foul God and purge the world!
Super Dodgeball Beats (PlayStack, Today, $12.99) Take part in insanely cool dodgeball games played to the rhythm of 18 original music tracks. Conquer your rivals in style with perfect rhythm and sweet moves. There’s nothing else like it! MULTIPLAYER: Play against a friend via couch co-op and show off your amazing skills.
Sydney Hunter and the Curse of the Mayan (CollectorVision, Today, $19.99) You play as Sydney Hunter, an explorer who gets trapped inside a Maya pyramid while he is out exploring the region. Sydney soon discovers that Kinich Ahau (the Maya sun god) and Kukulkan (the feathered serpent god) have broken up the sacred Maya Haab calendar into seven separate pieces, has taken four precious idols, and are hiding them throughout the pyramid. Read our Sydney Hunter and the Curse of the Mayan review.
The Tenth Line Special Edition (Sungazer Software, Today, $12.99) In The Tenth Line, you'll guide the princess of the tiny nation of Easania, along with her unusual but reliable companions, and explore a vibrant world of humans, beasts, and dragons, while escaping the clutches of a mysterious cult in hot pursuit.
Fire Emblem: Three Houses – Expansion Pass Wave 2 – In the great land of Fódlan, you must be ready for any conflict that could arise. With this new wave of paid downloadable content for the Fire Emblem: Three Houses game (sold separately), prepare your army for war by testing their strength in five additional auxiliary battles, invigorate their fighting spirit with a new auxiliary battle song option, equip them with a powerful set of items and dress them for success in a new training outfit for many characters. Oh, and the protagonist, Byleth, can wear glasses now, too. Looking good, Professor!
Celebrate the launch of ASTRAL CHAIN with My Nintendo! – Find the dimensional gates hidden on the ASTRAL CHAIN website to earn My Nintendo Platinum Points. Redeem My Nintendo points for wallpapers and printable box art covers featuring ASTRAL CHAIN, the new action game for the Nintendo Switch system.
My Nintendo Back to School – Back-to-school season is in full swing with September rewards from My Nintendo. Get ready for a classic adventure with a calendar inspired by the Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening game, discount coupons and much more.
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So that's your lot for this week's North American Nintendo Download. Go on, be a sport and drop a vote in the poll above, and comment below with your hot picks!
Daemon X Mehchina.
For the most part, nothing that really interests me. I might pick up star wars pinball??
Only Castle Crashers for me, can't wait to dive back into it next week!
Surprised you haven’t talked about the stealth dropped Amnesia collection on the eshop yet.
This is a backlog kinda week for me. Although Daemon X Machina is tempting..
No TGS sale like PSN has this week?
I think Arcade Archives Track and Field launches today. I'll be buying that for $8
I wonder if Marvel Pinball will come to Switch? Or is there a licensing issue?
@locky-mavo wait what?!
Nothing this week for me. I'll be waiting for Link's Awakening next week, though.
Monster Hunter Iceborne for me this weekend. I will have to put my switch down for a bit...
This is the last week that I don’t want to pick up a game until end of November!
I never played castle crashers but hear it's good. I'll pick that up when it goes on sale.
My copy of Astral Chain should, finally, arrive today, so that. Although I'll probably nab Daemon X Machina sometime in the future.
@Chunkboi79 nooo man!! common! lol! i was a believer that capcom could bring monster hunter world to switch... I love see your gif, coz i luv play against k rool! hehehe
I am still playing Blasphemous God that game is fun but really hard. But I will still be buying Castle Crashers.
Cant decide between Sydney Hunter or jet kave...🤔
@rex_rex I was too man, I'm surprised they haven't released a fresh monster hunter to switch yet. I actually love playing against K Rool as well, I stopped using him because he is really easy to punish. I have found myself maining Link, Pokemon Trainer, and Hero. When I get home I'll get my friend information and sometime we should play a few rounds But on topics of icons, I truly hope Rex gets in the next fighters pass!
@Chunkboi79 hahahaa!! sure we should play! my two mains are peach and simon! hehe! send me your code and ill add you! yeah.. i really had hopes on have rex.. let's see this next fighters pass.. they should use only nintendo characters but some new also ( not only waluigi that everyone demands..) for example, rex with pyra and mythra, the professor from this new fire emblem, why not the main from astral chain??? ahhh some many good characters.. eager to see.. btw, im really happy with terry bogard.. hehe
Finally a breather week
So excited for Castle Crashers Remastered next week! I only wish it was available to pre-purchase right now.
@locky-mavo These guys are usually a few days behind on the news, I'm sure we'll hear about it on the weekend.
Fire emblem DLC and perhaps Blasphemous depending on how well I progress in astral chains... we’ll see
Nothing for me this week. I'm on the fence with DXM after reading reviews, so I think trying the prologue demo in my own time will decide it for me. Too many other games these days....
Star Wars pinball for sure especially that it’s a physical release and reserved at Gamestop! ☺️
LEGO Jurassic World down the road!
No Daemon X Machina for me, I'm saving my money for Zelda and Castle Crashers. Maybe I'll pick it up on Black Friday. Also Lego games are always great to have. This week I'll be working on Celeste DLC and gonna be buying me some Castle Crashers!
I got Monster Hunter Iceborne, Fire Emblem DLC, Astral Chain, plus Links Awakaning next week? I'm skipping on games until next year
Finally time for AI: The Somnium Files....right in the middle of like a million other games I want. Ughhhh
Certainly waiting until Star Wars Pinball goes on sale, and maybe same for Castle Crashers having bought each of those on other platforms years ago
@ChromaticDracula yeah, Fractional Games just stealth dropped an Amnesia collation, including Dark Descent, Justine and Machine for Pigs.
@Link41 I knew they were slow, but not this slow. They still haven’t mentioned it.
WILL be getting Daemon X Machina!
Getting the physical for Daemon X Machina, but that's it.
Just the FE3H's DLC which I got a couple nights ago.
Daemon X Machina just doesn't look good enough to win me over with so many other games competing for my time. I might pick it up in the future if I catch up with my backlog or see it on sale at a good price.
Despite owning it on Xbox 360 already, I wouldn't mind having a go at Castle Crashers. I'm pleasantly surprised to see it was popular on the poll, too.
getting star wars pinball & already downloaded track & field.
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